Simply Natural Lotions: A Brand You Need To Know About

As someone who has a phobia of illness and who has OCD, I have strong compulsions to wash my hands after doing the most basic of tasks (e.g. touching a door knob, using the fax machine at work).  I know this is irrational, but it’s more like a fight-or-flight response than a response of reason.  I am driven by the anticipation of an event rather than an actuality.

Washing my hands constantly is physically tiring and very bad for your skin. I used to get the worst cracked hands all year round, not just in winter, so I started moisturizing after every time I washed them.  It’s quite a task to think about every time you “need” to wash your hands and then going through the motions.  A couple of years ago, I realized the definite need for lotion.  Using lotions/creams on my hands after every washing has made a drastic difference in the health of my hands.  As a consequence, I’ve actually gotten a lot better at moisturizing my entire body every night before I go to sleep. My skin is a lot more radiant and I don’t get dry patches anymore. I still have keratosis pilaris on my upper arms, but it seems to have reduced quite a bit.

Needless to say, I go through a lot of lotion and creams. I have tried just about every drugstore brand and have liked many of them. Jergens and St. Ives are probably my two favorite drugstore brands.  For Christmas, however, my mom gave me a jar of lotion that was made by her friend. Mom had talked to me a few times about her friend’s brand “Simply Natural Lotions,” but I had not had the chance to try it.  The lotion I have been using is the Grapeseed and Avocado variety, scented with a blend of essential oils.

Before I get into describing what I like about Simply Natural Lotions, I just want to say that I was not endorsed or asked to write this post.  I am just sharing a product that I’ve come to love and am highly impressed with. I think it’s important to support small businesses and this is one way that I feel I can help out this budding company.

Here’s what the container looks like:

DSC_0266Isn’t it pretty? I realize now that my picture is slightly fuzzy, so sorry about that. It’s a decently sized container at 8 fluid oz. Here is a picture of the lotion itself, excuse the shadow of my head:

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The texture is as fluffy as the inside of a Peep. I absolutely am in love with the texture and as someone with many, many texture issues, this is a big deal. I actually enjoy putting the lotion on because it feels like smoothing on a pat of fluffy butter. You just need a small amount to get nice moisture and coverage.

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The moisture lasts even after washing. It makes my skin incredibly supple and it has just the slightest, natural scent that hasn’t caused me any sensitivities or allergic reactions. It’s almost a relaxing scent, if that makes sense.  The owner doesn’t make any of her lotions with artificial colors or scents. The lotion only includes a single preservative, which keeps microbes and fungus at bay. The ingredient list on the back indicates that the lotions are made with very few ingredients and the ingredients that are in the lotions are great for skin 🙂  I would actually say that this is more of a cream than anything and is great for every place on the body and is not greasy, so it’s even great for the hands.

Simply Natural Lotions now has a website that allows you to order online! Here is the website to the Simply Natural Lotions store. The company also has a Facebook page!  Check it out here. I’m sure if you have any questions for the owner, you can contact her through the Facebook page. The prices are highly reasonable and the varieties are lovely, all of which have some beneficial property for the skin.

When I get excited about a product, I like to share it with others and to spread the word! Hope you will find this article interesting and take a few minutes to check out the links.

Hope your new year is going well so far!

Megan

Additional links: 

https://squareup.com/market/simply-natural-lotions

https://www.facebook.com/SimplyNaturalLotions/timeline

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29 thoughts on “Simply Natural Lotions: A Brand You Need To Know About

    1. I think you’re really going to like it. It’s some of the best lotion I’ve ever used. The owner is such a sweetheart and such an honest seller that I think it’s important to support her business.

    2. Thank you for ordering from Simply Natural Lotions! I certainly appreciate your business and I hope that you love the lotions. Happy New Year!

  1. Make sure you use Q-tips to apply it, or it will become easily contaminated. That freaks me out about lotions or body creams, or even face cream that doesn’t come in a squeeze or pump action bottle.

    I like St. Ives too. It’s inexpensive for a big bottle and it’s very decent on the moisture scale for the entire body. I have yet to find one rich enough for winter though.

    1. Hi there! I am the owner of Simply Natural Lotions and I’m so glad I saw your comment. While using an applicator such as a q-tip is always a great safety practice, I would like to let everyone know that the preservative I use is designed to kill any nasties that you may introduce into the lotion. For anyone that has OCD, I am not sure this will give you a lot of comfort but I hope it does. I did a lot of research and was thrilled to find that it does continue working as long as the product lasts. I hope you feel better knowing that if a nasty did get introduced into the lotion, it would take care of it within 24 hours.
      In trying to keep the cost down, (I sell them at slightly above wholesale prices.) I chose to use the jars instead of pump bottles. But I am happy to say I can and will accept special orders for pump bottles. I have a few 8 oz pump bottles on hand for this reason. (Just go through the facebook page to order through private message.)
      May I also suggest trying my Almond Oil lotion? I formulated it for my problem skin which is particularly bad in the winter time. It was the only lotion that would work for me. Luckily for me, it works really well all year long and on different skin types. I am proud to say it is quickly nudging out the Grapeseed & Avocado lotion for being the best seller.
      Sincerely, Debbie Galloway

      1. Pump bottles introduce air into the product, so I avoid them. I’m allergic to almonds and unless familiar with a preservative, that is a turn off for me. Since you replied to my comment as opposed to the blog owner I can only speak for myself and say that I’m not your target audience.

    1. I am absolutely thrilled that Megan wrote this blog. I was so surprised when she sent me a message letting me know that she had written one about the lotions! You could have knocked me over with a feather. 😀 She did a wonderful job of it, too!
      It is one thing when you know you have a great product to offer people but yet another to market it and get it introduced to people. Again Megan, thank you for blogging about Simply Natural Lotions. Your love for the lotions make all of the research and lab time well worth it.
      ~ Debbie

  2. Great post, this can really help people suffering from ocd. When i was a teen i had the ‘external’ ocd like handwashing. And i could have used this. These days i have the ‘internal’ ocd so to speak. Like obsessions. Thanks for posting the article hope lots of sufferers see it:)

  3. I’m definitely gonna buy some! It sounds lovely and I like natural lotions too so that is a plus also for buying it. Glad it is helping your skin and hands. Xoxo

  4. Hi, Many of us 1980. Thank you for your interest in the lotions. I wanted to let you know that I have not received an order from you yet, so you may want to double check on that. Thanks! Debbie, Simply Natural Lotions

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